May 2019 ENews
TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


Volume 12, Issue 5 May 2019

Support TODOS!

Are you committed to providing access and equity to high quality and rigorous mathematics to ALL students; acting on beliefs that equity, excellence, and social justice matter; and advocating for ALL students, particularly Latina/o and underserved students? Then, we encourage you to support TODOS by contributing to the TODOS 2020 fund for classroom teachers to attend the TODOS 2020 Conference, or to any of the other efforts of TODOS.

Save the Date for the TODOS 2020 Conference!

The TODOS 2020 Conference will be here before you know it. Save the date and encourage your colleagues and friends to attend. Sometime this fall, the call for proposals to present at TODOS 2020 will be publicized on the TODOS website, in the Enews, and via the TODOS listserv. The conference will be held June 25-27, 2020, at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Hope to see you there!

EL Success Forum Developer Institute

The EL Success Forum Developer Institute is a 2-day professional development experience tailored to content developers to be held on June 26-27 in Minneapolis, MN. Participants will learn about research-driven approaches in materials development, stay on top of best practices and current understandings, and network with others. Deadline is extended. Register today!

Larry Lesser: Grand Prize Winner of NSF Contest

TODOS member Larry Lesser's team won the $3000 Grand Prize in the Mid/Advanced Career category in the NSF's inaugural We Are Mathematics Video Competition. Their winning three-minute video (about a project Lesser spoke on at the 2018 TODOS conference in Scottsdale) was screened at the National Math Festival and may be viewed here. Congratulations to Larry’s team!

Thank a Teacher for Social Justice Awardees

Gloria Brown Brooks was one of many awardees on May 10th at the Teachers 4 Social Justice’s annual “Thank a Teacher for Social Justice” awards celebration. This award recognizes teachers who often go unacknowledged for their tireless work. The awards ceremony was held on May 10th at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics in San Francisco. Congratulations, Gloria!

STEM for All Video Showcase

The STEM for All Video Showcase focuses on Innovations in STEM Education. Learn more about innovative STEM education research through three-minute videos from DRK-12 and hundreds of other NSF-funded projects. Join and contribute your thoughts to the discussion! Promote and extend these conversations on Twitter: #STEMVideoHall, @CADREK12, #DRK12, #NSFSTEM. 

English Learners in STEM Subjects Webinars

Since the public release of English Learners in STEM Subjects, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has produced five webinars that further discuss the findings and recommendations of the report. All of these webinars are free to access. This report provides guidance on how to improve learning outcomes in STEM for English learners.

Your TODOS Membership

Hi Susie. Your Membership in TODOS is good through . Your support is important and greatly appreciated. Please contact the editor if you wish to become more active in TODOS. Your expertise is welcomed. Also, if you are joining or renewing your membership in NCTM, we would appreciate it if you would choose TODOS as the organization that receives the rebate that NCTM generously offers.

2019-2020 TODOS Board

Executive Team: Diana Ceja, Linda Fulmore, Rocío Benedicto, and Nora Ramirez
Members: Jennifer Bay-Williams, Kyndall Brown, Gloria Brown Brooks, Sylvia Celedón-Pattichis, Marta Civil, Zandra de Araujo, Maggie Hackett, Susie W. Håkansson, Annette Kitagawa, Silvia Llamas-Flores, Carlos LópezLeiva, Erin Sylves, Jennifer Yacoubian, and Maria Del Rosario Zavala